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Bio 173: Principles of Fisheries Biology
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Updated: December 10, 2013

Lecture: Mon, Wed from 1pm to 2pm. (2 hours total)
Lab: Mon from 2pm to 5pm (3 hours total)
Field trips. During class time
Prerequisite: BIO 1; BIO 160 (Ecology) strongly recommended
Scheduling: Every odd-year Fall, next offered Fall 2015 (not offered Fall 2014). Bio 162 (Ichthyology) will be Fall 2014.
Units: 3
Website: http://www.csus.edu/indiv/c/colemanr/Courses/Bio173/bio173.html

Syllabus: WordPerfect document pdf updated for Fall 2013

Catalog description: This course will examine the biology underlying fisheries. We are utilizing a modern text which brings the world of fisheries in line with modern ideas about evolutionary biology, conservation biology and wildlife management.

Text: Jennings, S., Kaiser, M.J., Reynolds, J.D. (2001) Marine Fisheries Ecology. Blackwell, Oxford.
ISBN 0-632-05098-5 Required

 

 

 

 

 

 

Term paper instructions: WordPerfect document pdf updated for Fall 2013

Additional Books and Resources that we use

Topic Handouts

Video Tutorial (these are large files and take awhile to load)

Sample Output
Basic Spreadsheet in Excel wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
Grade Calculator wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
Graphing Using Excel wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
Introduction to Keying California Fishes wpd pdf    
Regressions for Fisheries Biologists wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
von Bertalanffy Growth Equations wpd pdf video tutorial (very large file) Excel spreadsheet
Spawner Recruit models wpd pdf video tutorial (very large file) Excel spreadsheet
Surplus Production (MSY model) wpd pdf video tutorial (with sound) Excel spreadsheet
Yield per recruit wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet
Size Spectrum analysis wpd pdf video tutorial Excel spreadsheet

Extra practice for von Bertalanffy growth curves

California Fish and Game code

 

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